Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong by Alina Tugend

By Alina Tugend

Ny instances columnist Alina Tugend promises an eye-opening massive inspiration: Embracing errors could make us smarter, fitter, and happier in each side of our lives.

In this persuasive booklet, journalist Alina Tugend examines the fragile rigidity among what we're told—we needs to make error so that it will learn—and the reality—we usually get punished for them. She exhibits us that errors are in all places, and once we recognize and establish them safely, we will be able to increase not just ourselves, yet our households, our paintings, and the area round us in addition. daring and dynamic, insightful and provocative, larger by way of Mistake turns our cultural knowledge on its head to demonstrate the drawback of striving for perfection and the rewards of acknowledging and accepting blunders and embracing the imperfection in we all.

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Auch die MobileTech wollte die Verteilung der Dokumente mit Hilfe eines Intranets verbessern, durch das ein ortsunabhingiger Zugriff auf das Dokumentenmanagement-System moglich ist. • Die MobileTech hatte fUr die Auftragsabwicklung kiirzlich SAP Rl3 eingefiihrt. Mit den Ergebnissen war sie jedoch nicht ganz zufrieden, die erwartete Reduktion der Durchlaufzeit blieb aus. B. Konstruktionszeichnungen, die nicht im SAP-System erfassbar waren und per Post und Fax von Bearbeiter zu Bearbeiter versandt wurden.

MobileTech bietet dariiber hinaus einen Beratungsservice fUr Gemeinden und Verkehrsbetriebe an, die ein Parkleitsystem autbauen wollen. 2 ProJekte Die MobileTech fiihrte mehrere Projekte parallel durch: • Ausloser fUr das erste Projekt war die mangelnde Transparenz der einzelnen Entwicklungsvorhaben, die dazu fiihrte, dass der F&E-Leiter erst nach einer Telefonaktion einen Uberblick iiber sein Projektportfolio erhielt. Projektdokumente lagen beim jeweiligen Entwickler, waren fUr andere nicht einsehbar, so dass unnotige Doppelarbeit die Regel war.

Die MobileTech fiihrte nach dem Umstieg auf SAP Rl3 ein optisches Archiv ein, das primiir die Kommunikation in der Auftragsabwicklung unterstiitzt. Transaktionen zur Auftragsabwicklung sind mit online verfiigbaren Dokumenten verkniipft, welche die Auftragsdokumente enthalten. Diese stehen den Mitarbeitern jetzt bei Gespriichen mit Kunden ohne Suchzeiten zur Verfiigung. Diese LOsung realisiert die geforderte enge Verkniipfung des SAP-Systems mit dem ArchivSystem. Nachteilig ist jedoch die Einschriinkung, nur iiber das SAP-System auf die Dokumente zugreifen zu konnen.

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